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EDITORIAL: The Debate Over 'Almost'
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EDITORIAL: The Debate Over 'Almost'
Ireland might be on the other side of Europe from war ravaged Ukraine. But distance doesn't mean remoteness. Like it or not the war is looming larg...
KIRWAN: Swept Apart But Dancing Together
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KIRWAN: Swept Apart But Dancing Together
About 20 minutes into the musical "Paradise Square" a piece of unscripted magic occurs on the dance floor of a bar in New York City’s Five Points. ...
ADAMS: Falling Back on the Orange Card
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ADAMS: Falling Back on the Orange Card
One unionist twitter account at the weekend posed the question; “How many different ways can the DUP tell us we MUST vote DUP no matter how incompe...
EDITORIAL: A Growing Catastrophe
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EDITORIAL: A Growing Catastrophe
A month into Russia's war against Ukraine we are witnessing an unfolding catastrophe that is steadily becoming more global in its reach. Ukraine is...
EDITORIAL: St. Patrick's Spirit
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EDITORIAL: St. Patrick's Spirit
If ever there was a moment in time that we needed the spirit of St. Patrick's to be abroad in the world it is now. The events of recent weeks in Uk...
ADAMS: Irish Neutrality is Not for Sale
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ADAMS: Irish Neutrality is Not for Sale
The Russian invasion of Ukraine continues to dominate the news agenda. Lines of tanks and armored vehicles inexorably move toward Kyiv and other Uk...
O'SHEA: Duffy’s Cut is a Story for the Ages
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O'SHEA: Duffy’s Cut is a Story for the Ages
I attended the annual commemoration of the untimely deaths in 1832 of 57 Irish laborers who worked and died at a stretch of railway track in Cheste...
A New and United Ireland is Within Reach
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A New and United Ireland is Within Reach
The debate on a united Ireland is gaining unprecedented momentum. New initiatives and projects are appearing regularly, and much detailed work has ...
AOH Will Never Give Up On Immigration
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AOH Will Never Give Up On Immigration
Anyone who watched President Biden’s first State of the Union address will now know the White House and Democrats haven’t given up on immigration r...
KIRWAN: NYC is Open, Broadway is Humming
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KIRWAN: NYC is Open, Broadway is Humming
Do you feel like the sun has begun to shine again – that after a long winter the dawns now arrive earlier and seem more hopeful? What a change in a...
EDITORIAL: Never Again Yet Again
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EDITORIAL: Never Again Yet Again
How many times have we said it? "Never Again." It applies to so many of humanity's darker chapters that it's getting hard to count. Just to name a ...
ADAMS: Russia Must Get Out of Ukraine
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ADAMS: Russia Must Get Out of Ukraine
The big story of the moment is the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Like many of you I have been watching the round the clock news reports emerging fro...

 

 

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